CVE-2008-2383

NameCVE-2008-2383
DescriptionCRLF injection vulnerability in xterm allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via LF (aka \n) characters surrounding a command name within a Device Control Request Status String (DECRQSS) escape sequence in a text file, a related issue to CVE-2003-0063 and CVE-2003-0071.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1694-1, DTSA-182-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs510030

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xterm (PTS)wheezy278-4fixed
jessie312-2fixed
stretch327-2fixed
buster, sid330-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xtermsource(unstable)238-2medium510030
xtermsourceetch222-1etch3highDSA-1694-1
xtermsourcelenny235-2highDTSA-182-1

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